Newcastle University Undergraduate Scholarships (Merit & Family Discounts) for International Students Worldwide

Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students

Course(s) Offered: Several courses
Course Level: Undergraduate (bachelors)
Provider: Newcastle University
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
Newcastle University is offering the International Undergraduate Merit Scholarships (IUMS) AND the International Family Discounts (IFD) awards to prospective International Undergraduate students commencing their studies in September 2016 at the university.

Please read the information below for more on both awards, and then visit the official website via the link provided below to apply.

Newcastle University Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students

1). International Undergraduate Merit Scholarships (IUMS)

The IUMS is intended for international students who study for their first degree at Newcastle University. This partial scholarship has a value of £1,500 for the first year of study.

International students must have:
  • applied through UCAS by 30 April and been offered a place to study on one of the university's degree programmes for 2016/17 entry
  • been assessed as overseas for fees purposes
  • already achieved or will achieve an agreed level of academic performance in their pre-university qualifications
  • already accepted or will accept Newcastle University as their first choice university
Eligible applicants will be considered based on the information given on their UCAS application form.

Medical Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculties for the Science, Agriculture and Engineering

For more information, see the IUMS Regulations 2016 (or visit the official website via the link provided below.)

2). International Family Discounts (IFD)

The University offers partial discounts to close relatives (husband, wife, brother, sister, mother, father, son or daughter) of students/graduates, who have been assessed as ‘international’ for fees purposes, and who wish to pursue their studies at Newcastle University or are currently studying here.

The value of these awards is 10% of the tuition fees for each year of the degree programme.

Students may only apply for a discount if they are registered as a student at the University or after they have been offered a place to study on their chosen degree programme and have been assessed as international for fees purposes.

Where two family members are intending to start their studies in 2016 or are currently studying at the University, one will be able to apply for an IFD.

Each discount award will be tenable for the normal duration of the programme, up to a maximum of three years for full-time postgraduate research students and four years in the case of students studying for an Integrated PhD, subject to annual review.

Renewal will be conditional upon satisfactory academic progress by the discount holder. The discount is no longer valid if a student pays writing-up fees or if a student does not pay international fees or is not making satisfactory progress.

Each award is worth 10% of the tuition fees per annum for the normal duration of the degree programme payable into the student’s tuition fee account.

Method of Application
a). International Undergraduate Merit Scholarships (IUMS)
You may contact Newcastle University's Financial Support Team.

b). International Family Discounts (IFD)
Please complete the online IFD Application Form electronically as found on the official website via link below. This form must be completed in accordance with the IFD regulations, which are provided at the end of the application form.

Completed IFD application forms should be sent via e-mail or post to the addresses listed below:

Student Wellbeing
Financial Support
Newcastle University
King's Gate
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5537

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for these scholarship awards.

You must have applied through UCAS by 30 April

More Scholarship Information and Application(Year 2016 Call)
More Scholarship Information and Application(Year 2013 Call)

Related: List of Scholarships in the UK for International Students

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